The Hip Roof Area calculator computes the surface area of a hip roof based on the dimensions. The surface area includes the four sides (faces).
INSTRUCTIONS: Choose units and enter the following:
Hip Roof Area (sA): The calculator returns the area in square feet (ft2). However, this can be automatically converted to compatible units via the pull-down menu. The calculator also returns the following:
A hip roof is basically a rectangular trapezoid volume has regular trapezoids in the front and back and triangles on the sides. The bottom and top rectangles are centered, form parallel planes and separated by the height.
The Roofing Shingles Cost Survey list the observed price of a bundle of shingles. A bundle is equal to roughly (33 1/3 ft2) or one third of a roofing square (100 ft2). The survey includes a date, the name of the store, and the five price points for shingles: economy, low, median, high and premium.
One should use the pricing for roofing materials that can be bought locally. However, the following prices are for different quality grades of shingles in the United States:
All prices are for one bundle of shingles which cover 33.33 ft2.
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